AP PGECET 2020 Counselling

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 30 Dec, 2019 14:31 IST

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AP PGECET 2020 Counselling

The AP PGECET 2020 counselling is expected to begin for the candidates who have qualified the entrance examination during the last week of June month in 2020. Candidates can fill their options before the end of the last date for the AP PGECET 2020 counselling registration process. the 2020 counselling for AP PGECET will be an online process which will be organized separately for both Engineering and Pharmacy programmes. Candidates can fill their college preferences online after document verification. Apart from this, they have to pay INR 1000 as counselling fee to participate in the process.

Some salient features of the AP PGECET counselling process of 2020 are as follows:

  • Separate counselling will be organised for GPAT/GATE holders.

  • Seats remaining vacant will be filled up through AP PGECET counselling.
  • GATE/GPAT qualifiers will be given preference while filling up of seats.
  • The qualifying marks for General category is 30 marks out of 120.

The candidates can find all relevant information regarding the AP PGECET 2020 counselling process in the sections below. 

AP PGECET 2020 Counselling Schedule


Tentative Dates 


May 2020 Second Week

Online Registration for AP PGECET for GATE and GPAT qualified candidates

June 2020 Last Week Onwards

Start of processing fee payment process for GATE/GPAT qualified candidates

August 2020 Third Week

Commencement of processing fee payment for AP PGECET 2020 qualified candidates

August 2020 Third Week
Option Entry for AP PGECET 2020 Qualified Candidates August 2020 Last Week

Detailed AP PGECET 2020 Counselling Process

Certificate Verification:

Before proceeding to the counselling process, the first step is to verify all the certificates.

  • Registration will be done only at the respective help centre only.
  • One should reach the venue and wait for the announcement from authorities.
  • Candidates need to submit AP PGECET rank card to the personnel at the entrance.
  • When a candidate’s rank is called, he/she has to pay the counselling fee. Post that, AP PGECET registration form will be given to them.
  • Fill details like AP PGECET 2020 Hall ticket number and rank in the form.
  • In the next announcement, the candidate will be called for document verification.

Documents Required for AP PGECET Certificate Verification

Candidates will have to bring the original documents with 2 sets of photocopies at the time of verification. Mentioned below are the requisite documents for the process:

  • AP PGECET Rank Card
  • SSC Passing Certificate
  • Intermediate or Equivalent exam mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 10th and 12th class Mark Sheet and passing certificate
  • GATE Score Card/GPAT Score Card
  • Migration or Transfer Certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate (if required)
  • Aadhar card
  • Residence certificate of either of parents for a period of 10 years in A.P/Telangana excluding the period of their employment outside A.P/Telangana from M.R.O. for candidates who studied outside the state of AP/Telangana
  • Disability Certificate (if applicable)
  • PC/Degree Certificate & Memorandum of marks of Qualifying Examination
  • Integrated community certificate issued by the competent authority in case of BC/SC/ST candidates.

Documents required by Special Category candidates:

PH Category: Candidates who belong to the category have to submit a certificate issued by the District Medical Board and should have a disability of 40% and above.

CAP Category: Candidates who belong to this category should submit the following documents:

  • Service certificate issued by Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer.
  • Identity Card
  • Serving persons have to submit Service Certificates from their workplace showing the relationship with the candidate.
  • The candidate whose parents are domicile of AP/Telangana is considered to be eligible to come under CAP category.
  • Discharge Book for verification.

NCC Category: Candidates who belong to this category have to submit their A, B, C certificates.

AP PGECET Web Counselling

After verifying all the certificates, eligible candidates will then have to apply for web counselling.

Choice Filling

Before selecting a preferred college and course, one needs to register and generate a new password using their registration Number, Hall Ticket Number, Rank, Date of Birth as mentioned in the Certificate Verification.

  • First, visit the official website of AP PGECET 2020.
  • Candidates will have to choose the Web Option given on the page.
  • It will open a new instruction window with all the relevant instructions. Candidates should carefully read the instructions and click the "I understand" button to proceed.
  • After this, it can open a new window "option form" where candidates can submit AP PGECET hall ticket number, rank, mobile number and then submit them.
  • The Option Form will then display the complete list of the colleges based on gender and specialization on the left side, while the right side of the form will be provided for sorting the list of colleges as per the preferences of candidates.

Freezing Option

  • On completing the preference list, click on the “Save” button and enter the password sent through the SMS and click “Confirm”.
  • The complete data will be sent to the server for processing and the final list will be displayed in a printed format.
  • The registered option will be frozen automatically on the specified last date and will be used for seat allotment.
  • One should make sure to take out a print and re-check the list.

Seat Allotment Process

AP PGECET 2020 Seat Allotment will be announced after completion of each round of AP PGECET counselling procedure.

  • Seats will be allotted to candidates as per their order of preference.
  • AP  PGECET 2020 Seat allotment is done in the order of rank.
  • The options selected by candidates will be processed and then the final AP PEGCET 2020 Seat allotment result will be announced.
  • Once the web counselling is completed and the AP PEGCET 2020 Seat allotment results are released, they can not be altered under any circumstances.
  • The final information regarding the allotment will be communicated to candidates through SMS.
  • Candidates then must take out the print of the Provisional Allotment Order from the official website of AP PGECET and should report at the allotted college for performing the other admission related formalities.

AP PGECET 2020 Counselling for GATE/GPAT Candidates

Here is what the candidates, who are applying for the AP PGECET 2020 counselling process on the basis of GATE or GPAT scores, have to do in order to participate in the counselling process of AP PGECET 2020:

Step 1: The candidates have to use the link - https://sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet/PGECET/PGECET_HomePage.aspx firstly to visit the official website of APSCHE

Step 2: The candidates have to search for the “AP PGECET 2020 Counselling” link on the homepage of the official website for registration purpose

Step 3: The candidates will be asked to choose their desired stream from the drop-down list (GATE/GPAT)

Step 4: In this step, the candidates will be asked to fill in their personal details such as name, contact number, qualifying degree etc

Step 5: After filling in all the details asked for, the candidates have to click on the “Initiate Payment” tab to pay the counselling registration fee

Step 6: The candidates have to use any of the available online payment methods to pay an amount of 659 rupees (plus Taxes) to register for the AP PGECET 2020 counselling process

Step 7: After receiving payment confirmation, the candidates have to visit the official website again to check their payment status by using their contact number and GATE/GPAT Admit Card number

While allocating seats, first preference will be given to the GATE/GPAT applicants and the remaining seats will be filled by AP PGECET qualified candidates.

Certificate Required During AP PGECET 2020 Counselling

The candidates must not forget to carry these following certificates during the AP PGECET 2020 counselling procedure:

  • AP PGECET 2020 rank card (or GATE/GPAT 2020 scorecard)

  • Admit card for AP PGECET 2020

  • Class Xth certificate

  • Study certificates (from class Xth till graduation)

  • Residence certificate

  • Integrated Community Certificate (OBC/SC/ST candidates)

  • Residence certificate (either parent for a period of 10 years)

  • Transfer certificate

  • Income certificate (Ration card etc)

  • EWS certificate (issued by Tehsildar)

Some Important Points Regarding AP PGECET 2020 Counselling

Here are some pointers regarding the AP PGECET 2020 counselling process which must be remembered by the candidates:

  • GATE/GPAT eligible and qualified candidates have to attend the AP PGECET 2020 web counselling process for admission into M.Tech/M.E/Pharma.D (PB)/M.Pharmacy courses and have to visit any of the Helpline centres mentioned below for the same

  • Admission will be granted after the candidates satisfy all the prescribed criteria 

  • Admission will be confirmed once the candidates submit the tuition fee

  • Seats left after the conclusion of seat allotment of GATE/GPAT candidates will be available for AP PGECET candidates

  • The candidates will not receive any separate notification regarding the AP PGECET 2020 counselling process from the authorities

  • Only by attending the counselling, the candidates will not be guaranteed a seat

  • A non-refundable processing fee has to be paid by the candidates using any of the available online payment methods

  1. Processing Fee - INR 1000/- (Gen/OBC candidates)

  2. Processing Fee - INR 500/- (SC/ST candidates)

  • During the payment of the online processing fee, the candidates have to enter their GPAT/GATE/AP PGECET 2020 Admit Card/Hall Ticket number

AP PGECET 2020 Counselling Helpline Centres

The list of AP PGECET 2020 counselling helpline centres have been released on the official website of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, and the same are as follows:

Name of Helpline Centres for AP PGECET 2020

S.V.U Helpline Centre, Old MBA Building, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati

A.U Helpline Centre, near School of Distance Education, opposite Platinum Jubilee Guest House, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK) Helpline Centre

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur (JNTUA) Helpline Centre

A N U Helpline Centre, near Canteen, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur

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